|Keep thinking about your skills, values and interests, and how they can connect to careers. ||
Learn About YourselfExplore Careers
|Keep your eyes open for internship and job shadowing opportunities arranged by your school. ||
|Participating in campus clubs and organizations is a great way to get some experience and meet people.|
Look for activities that fit with careers that interest you.
|Keep your résumé up to date.|
Be sure to note any awards or scholarships you earn, and extra courses or workshops you participate in.
|Continue to research scholarships and other awards that fit with your qualifications. ||
Find a Scholarship
|If you're interested in a certain major, visit your professors during office hours.|
You want to develop relationships with people in your field.
|Talk to your academic advisor to make sure you're taking the right courses for your goals.|
If you have a career in mind, research the academic qualifications thoroughly.
|Arrange informational interviews with people in careers that interest you. || |
|Interested in a part-time job for some extra income and work experience?|
Be sure to consider your academic schedule before you commit.
|Not sure exactly what you want to study in college?|
Visit your campus career center for some assessments that can help.
Explore Programs and Majors
|Attend any career fairs offered at your school. || |
|Try out courses in areas you'd like to explore a little further.|
First year is a good time to test out survey classes — classes that give an overview of a certain area of study.
|Think about the best way to spend your summer.|
There are lots of options to explore: summer jobs, study programs, internship programs.